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Inyo/LA Standing Committee Looks at Run-Off, Projects and Urban Water Management Plan

The Standing Committee is an interesting beast. Established by the Long Term Water Agreement, it brings together the elected officials and staff from Inyo County and the Los Angeles Department of Water and Power. It’s been a while since the two parties met, but come together they did, virtually, on Monday morning. Maybe the news […]

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City of LA and LADWP reassure Inyo County

By Deb Murphy Whatever disconnect popped up between Inyo County and the City of Los Angeles over the City’s emergency declaration and the department’s commitment to work with Inyo to prevent flood damage during this year’s unprecedented runoff popped back down last Friday. Following a special closed session meeting of the Board of Supervisors, LADWP’s […]

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Gifts and elected officials

In Los Angeles, the City Council has taken some criticism for refusal to limit their receipt of gifts. Instead, the southland Council wants to raise the top limit of each gift they can claim. In the Eastern Sierra, attorneys for our elected officials say their clients follow the Fair Political Practices Commission rules. In the […]

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Letter to the editor: response to response on Owens Lake Master Plan

by Daniel Pritchett, Bishop My argument that the emperor (the Owens Lake Master Plan) has no clothes (2/5/13) apparently hit a nerve. Ignoring the personal attacks, the author of the 2/9/13 response revealed interesting points about the basis of our differing views. The 2/9/13 author wrote “the water is currently owned by the City of […]

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Water District manager urges citizens to show support for Mammoth in fight with DWP

The Los Angeles Department of Water and Power likes to maneuver Eastern Sierra entities into back-breaking agreements that will weaken their opponents and lead to more money and water for the City of Los Angeles.  Inyo County has dealt with it for decades and now LADWP has attacked Mammoth’s key water rights that sustain the […]

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